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by Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-
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Originally published: Novato, Calif. : Presidio Press, 1981
Topics: Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-, United States. Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th. Battalion,...
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by Mohsin Hamid
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [765]-857) and index
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by Díaz, Junot, 1968-
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Publisher description: Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuk-the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all,...
Topic: Dominican Americans
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by Yasmin Khan
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Topics: Nationalism -- India -- History, Nationalism -- Pakistan -- History, India -- History -- Partition,...
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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Topic: Families
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Topic: History, Ancient
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by Díaz, Junot, 1968-
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Topic: Dominican Americans
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by Sue Monk Kidd
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Topics: Teenage girls -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction, Maternal deprivation -- Fiction, Race...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Mohammed, Muslims,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-276) and index
Topics: Cognitive dissonance, Self-deception, Fouten, Vergissingen, Rechtvaardiging
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by Lee, Hermione
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"This is a Borzoi Book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937, Authors, American, Women intellectuals, Americans, World War, 1914-1918
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by Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
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"Sarah Crichton Books."
Topics: Beah, Ishmael, 1980-, Child soldiers, Boy soldiers
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by Ian Jenkins
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Topics: Sculpture, Greek, Greece, Architecture, Sculpture, History - General, International Architecture -...
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by Habila, Helon, 1967-
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Twin brothers growing up in the tiny Nigerian village of Keti, where their lives are dominated by their controlling father, Mamo and LaMamo are separated when LaMamo escapes to pursue his dream of becoming a soldier, but when religious zealots incite the people to violence, he returns home to battle the enemy and to be reunited with his brother, now a renowned historian
Topics: Twins, Soldiers, Historians, Fathers and sons, Roman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-232)
Topics: Koran, Koran
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by Valenzuela, Luisa, 1938-
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Short stories
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by Stephen King
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-702) and index
Topics: Korean War, 1950-1953, Koreaanse oorlog, Koreakrieg
Includes index
Topics: World history, World history
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by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-
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"Changez is living an immigrant's dream of America. At the top of his class at Princeton, he is snapped up by the elite valuation firm of Underwood Samson. He thrives on the energy of New York, and his budding romance with elegant, beautiful Erica promises entry into Manhattan society at the same exalted level once occupied by his own family back in Lahore. But in the wake of September 11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned and his relationship with Erica...
Topics: Pakistani Americans, Race discrimination, Self-perception, Psychological fiction, Social...
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by Wilson, August
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Originally published: [New York] : Plume, c1986
Topics: African Americans, African American families, Fathers and sons, Nineteen fifties
Source: inlibrary
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by Zhang, Ailing; Kingsbury, Karen
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Aloeswood incense: the first brazier -- Jasmine tea -- Love in a fallen city -- The golden cangue -- Sealed off -- Red rose, white
Topic: Zhang, Ailing
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by Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-382) and index
Topics: Self (Philosophy), Consciousness, Intellect, Soul, Symbolen, Patronen (modellen), Bewustzijn,...
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Introduction -- Heaven and hell : Marie Bashkirtseff and Jesse Pomeroy -- Nationalists and decadents : the European counter-revolution -- Hooligans and apaches : juvenile delinquency and the mass media -- L. Frank Baum and the dreamland of Oz -- America and adolescence -- Peter Pan and the Boy Scouts : imperial British youth -- High-school freshmen and factory fodder : American adolescence and industry -- Wandervogel and neo pagans : Europe's back to nature movements -- Nickleodeons and animal...
Topics: Teenagers, Youth, Teenagers, Teenagers, Popular culture, Subculture, Social history
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by Rick Atkinson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-262)
Topics: National characteristics, American, Imperialism, Hegemonie, Imperialisme, Außenpolitik,...
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by Ian McEwan
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Topics: Virginity -- Fiction, Intimacy (Psychology) -- Fiction, Married people -- Fiction, Dorset (England)...
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by Forstater, Mathew, 1961-
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Includes index
Topics: Economics (General), Business & Economics, Business / Economics / Finance, Business/Economics,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-693) and index
Topics: Schumpeter, Joseph Alois, 1883-1950, Schumpter, Joseph, 1883-1950, Economists, Capitalism,...
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by Berry, Joanne, 1971-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index
Topics: Archeologische vondsten, Reconstructies, Dagelijks leven, Romeinse oudheid
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by DeLillo, Don
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Escaping from the World Trade Center during the September 11 attacks, Keith Neudecker makes his way to the uptown apartment where his ex-wife and young son are living and considers how the day's events have irrevocably changed his perception of the world
Topics: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, Victims of terrorism, Elfter September
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-231) and index
Topics: Fascism, Fundamentalism, Conservatism
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, États-Unis. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-381) and indexes
Topics: Women and religion, Women priests
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by Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
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"Sarah Crichton Books."
Topics: Africa - West, Personal Memoirs, Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs, Biography /...
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by Carmen Laforet
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Topics: Women -- Spain -- Fiction, Women college students -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction, Women college...
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by Lee, Min Jin
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"Goodbye, Columbus meets the novels of Amy Tan in this American story of class, society and identity that marks the debut of a new voice in fiction"--Provided by the publisher
Topics: General, Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Korean Americans, Children of immigrants,...
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by Augustus Richard Norton
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Topics: Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -, Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed...
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by Jay Heinrichs
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Topics: Persuasion (Rhetoric), Debates and debating
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by McEwan, Ian
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Originally published: Great Britain : Jonathan Cape, 2007
Topics: Virginity, Intimacy (Psychology), Married people, Intimacy (Psychology), Married people, Virginity
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by Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003; Wimmer, Natasha
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Originally published: The heirs of the prophet Muhammad. London : Little, Brown, 2006
Topics: Aishah, ca. 614-678, Ali ibn Abi Talib, Caliph, ca. 600-661, Islam
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by Min, Anchee, 1957-
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Topics: Cixi, Empress dowager of China, 1835-1908, Empresses, Historical fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [545]-593) and index
Topics: Music, Musik
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by Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-; Grossman, Edith, 1936-
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Topics: Travelers -- Fiction, Women travelers -- Fiction
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by Nusseibeh, Sari; David, Anthony, Ph.D
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [537]-542)
Topics: Nusseibeh, Sari, Nusseibeh, Sari, Palestinian Arabs, Arab-Israeli conflict
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by Tan, Shaun
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Added t.p. in unknown script
Topics: Graphic novels, Stories without words, Emigration and immigration, Immigrants
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by Lee, Min Jin
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"Goodbye, Columbus meets the novels of Amy Tan in this American story of class, society and identity that marks the debut of a new voice in fiction"--Provided by the publisher
Topics: Korean Americans, Children of immigrants, Women college graduates
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by Daniel Walker Howe
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Topics: Social change -- United States -- History -- 19th century, United States -- History -- 1815-1861,...
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by Johnson, Denis, 1949-
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The lives of Skip Sands, a spy-in-training engaged in psychological operations against the Vietcong, and brothers Bill and James Houston, young men who drift out of the Arizona desert into a war, intertwine in a novel of America during the Vietnam War
Topic: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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by Dalia Sofer
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by Saidiya Hartman
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by Hunt, Lynn Avery
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-260) and index
Topics: Human rights, Human rights in literature, Torture
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: African Americans, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Slave trade, Slave trade, Slave trade, Slaven...
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by Large, David Clay
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-377) and index
Topics: Olympic Games 1936 : Berlin, Germany), Sports, National socialism and sports, Sports and state
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by Mary R. Lefkowitz
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Topics: Ancient - Greece, Antiquities & Archaeology, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, History / Ancient...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-280) and index
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Girls, Dating (Social customs), Women college students
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index
Topics: Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Physics
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by Mearsheimer, John J; Walt, Stephen M., 1955-
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"Portions of this book were originally published, in different form, in the London Review of Books in March, 2006."
Topics: American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Zionists, Lobbying
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by Per Petterson
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Topics: Social isolation -- Fiction, Norway -- Fiction
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by Manning Marable
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Topics: African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century, African Americans -- Politics and...
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by Restrepo, Laura; Wimmer, Natasha
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From the Publisher: In this remarkably nuanced novel, both a gripping detective story and a passionate, devastating tale of eros and insanity in Colombia, internationally acclaimed author Laura Restrepo delves into the minds of four characters. There's Agustina, a beautiful woman from an upper-class family who is caught in the throes of madness; her husband Aguilar, a man passionately in love with his wife and determined to rescue her from insanity; Agustina's former lover Midas, a...
Topics: Insanity (Law), Upper class, Drug traffic
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by Woolhouse, R. S
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-516) and index
Topics: Locke, John, 1632-1704, Locke, John, 1632-1704, Locke, John, Filosofen, Physicians, Philosophy
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by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007
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Filmography: pages 385-439
Topics: Motion picture producers and d, Entertainment & Performing Arts - Movie Directors, Biography /...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-533) and index
Topics: Good and evil, Zelfbeheersing, Mishandeling, Goed en kwaad, Groepsdynamica, Psychologische aspecten
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by Ferris, Joshua
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Topic: Clerks
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by Edward Luce
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-453) and index
Topics: Cold War, Koude Oorlog
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Roots in the ancient world -- The rise of Christianity and early medieval Europe to the year 1000 -- Varieties of magic in the High and Late Middle Ages, 1000-1500 -- The medieval condemnation of magic, 1000-1500 -- Witchcraft and witch-hunting in the early modern period, 1500-1800 -- From Renaissance to Enlightenment, 1450-1800 -- Magic in the modern West, from 1800
Topics: Magic, Superstition, Magie, Aberglaube
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by Henri Dorra
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Topics: Individual artists, Painting & paintings, Post-Impressionism, Individual Artist, European, Art,...
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by Steven Pinker
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Topics: Philosophy Of Language, Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy, Psychology, Linguistics,...
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by Martin Meredith
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Topics: African history, History, History - General History, History: World, Republic of South Africa,...
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Originally published: South Africa : Picador Africa, 2006
Topics: Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Godwin, Peter, 1957-, Family secrets, Fathers and sons,...